Orange Bay Beach East

This quiet beach is gorgeous, with lush foliage, rocky terrain on the small capes that border the bay and ultra fine white sand.

Situated toward the center of Orange Bay, Orange Bay Beach East is on the East coast of Jamaica. You might want even if you are not staying in the immediate vicinity. You will typically find quite a number of places to throw down a towel, as the surrounding area and the beach itself are not overflowing with tourists.

How to Access The Beach
An access road will bring you north to this beach from West Street.

Amenities and Ambiance

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun. You will find the water here is fit for snorkeling, so grab your equipment if you're hoping to see what lies beneath the surface.

If you find that you like beaches which bring visitors an idyllic experience, then you will want to try Orange Bay Beach East; it's hidden away within a more natural sector of Jamaica.

What's Nearby


Orange Bay Beach East is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the East coast of Jamaica; it will be near other attractions like Port Antonio Craft Market, which is three miles to the southeast of this spot.

Historical attractions like Christ Church offer the perfect compliment to an afternoon at Orange Bay Beach East, and give visitors the opportunity to learn more about Jamaica's past. Actually, this site can be found a short cab ride away from this interesting historical site.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Orange Bay Beach East
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Port Antonio Craft Market Shopping Center 2.9 SE Jamaica
Folly Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.1 ESE Jamaica
Christ Church Historical Site 3.2 SE Jamaica
Folly Ruins Historical Site 3.4 ESE Jamaica
Olympia Gallery Art Gallery 21.5 SW Jamaica

Cities and Towns

The nearby town of Port Antonio is in an area with interesting things to do and see, but isn't as sprawling and crowded as some other areas. From the coast, Port Antonio isn't far off, about three miles (four and a half kilometers).


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how full nearby hotel rooms are. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests staying at some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

You'll find a decent number of hotels within a car's reach. A list of the closest options are displayed in the table below.

Accommodations near Orange Bay Beach East
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Paradise Inn Resort 0.8 mi. W Resort
Germaican-Hostel 1.2 mi. S Hostel
San San Tropez 2.1 mi. SE Hotel
Mango Ridge Guest Cottages 3.2 mi. SE Cottages
Rio Vista Resort Villas 3.2 mi. SE Villa complex
Hotel Tim Bamboo 3.5 mi. SE Hotel
Trident Hotel 4.4 mi. ESE Villa complex
Match Resort 4.4 mi. ESE Cottages
Jamaica Palace Hotel 5.1 mi. ESE Hotel
Mocking Bird Hill 5.3 mi. ESE Lodge


If you're on the beach and start to get the munchies, don't worry, there are lots of nearby options when it comes to dining. One of the nearest places to eat is San San Tropez. This restaurant offers both International and Italian menu items. They are also famous for their pizza and seafood. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant since it's not far off the beach at all.

The following table provides a list of nearby dining options.

Restaurants near Orange Bay Beach East
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
San San Tropez (876) 993-7213 International, Italian Very Casual 2.1 mi. SE
Marybelle's Pub on the Pier (876) 413-9731 Jamaican Very Casual 2.8 mi. SE
Yosch Restaurant (876) 993-3053 International Very Casual 3.3 mi. SE
Wi Yard Anna Banana's (876) 542-1497 Caribbean Informal 3.6 mi. SE
Belinda's -- Jamaican Very Casual -- --
The Veranda (876) 633-7100 International Fine Dining 4.4 mi. ESE

Other Beaches

Orange Bay Beach East isn't the only beach worth checking out in Jamaica.

Another option worth considering is Errol Flynn Marina Beach, located within a short distance.

Jamaica has a lot to offer its visitors, but a trip to Orange Bay Beach East could end up a family favorite.


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